Longleaf Pine – A Tall Drink of Water

August 12, 2021

The Longleaf Alliance, in collaboration with The Longleaf Partnership Council (LPC), is pleased to share a new factsheet, Longleaf Pine: A Tall Drink of Water. Learn how longleaf pine forests can help keep drinking water safe, reliable, and affordable. The fact sheet also highlights how good stewardship can contribute to drinking water and the benefits for water utilities of investing in longleaf restoration.

A Tall Drink of Water is the fourth in a series of documents highlighting how longleaf pine can provide certain advantages to landowners:

Longleaf Resiliency: Insects and Diseases

Blowing in the Wing: Advantages of Longleaf Pine in Wind Storms

Thriving on Fire: The Resilient Longleaf Pine

Thank you to the authors - Lisa Lord of The Longleaf Alliance, Kitty Weisman of the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water, and Jeff Lerner of the Healthy Watersheds Consortium. Thanks also to Jeremy Olson and the St. John’s River Water Management District for highlighting their work to restore longleaf pine.

LPC reviewers and funding partners include the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, International Paper, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA Forest Service, the South Carolina Forestry Commission, and the Georgia Forestry Commission.